Calendar

Nov
10
Sun
Lecture. “Living History: Modern Assyrian Communities in Upper Mesopotamia and their Significance.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Nov 10 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lecture. “Living History: Modern Assyrian Communities in Upper Mesopotamia and their Significance.” 5-7 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9775, free. Register at eventbrite.com/event/8878057509. Nicholas Al-Jeloo, of the University of Sydney, presents.

Lecture. “Reimagining the African-Atlantic Archive: Method, Concept, Ontology @ Classics Building, Room 110
Nov 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Lecture. “Reimagining the African-Atlantic Archive: Method, Concept, Ontology. 5:30-7 p.m., Classics Building, Room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-702-7721. James H. Sweet, of the University of Wisconsin, presents.

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz @ Room 43
Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Concert. Sunday Night Jazz. 7:30-11:30 p.m.,  Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd St., $10 adults, $5 for university students. A Hyde Park Jazz Society event. Saxophonist Diane “L’il Sax” Ellis performs.

Nov
11
Mon
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club,
5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a
10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass.

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Nov 11 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Author Talk. 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Rick Perlstein, author of “Nixonland: The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America,” and Nelson Lichtenstein, author of “State of the Union: A Century of American Labor,” present.

Mostra IV @ Kelly Hall, Room 114
Nov 11 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Mostra IV. Film showings and discussions with renowned Brazilian directors. Kelly Hall, Room 114, 5848 S. University Ave., 4:30-6:30 p.m., 773-702-8420.

Film Screening @ Kelly Hall, Room 114
Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Film Screening. 5-7 p.m., Kelly Hall, Room 114, 5848 S. University Ave., 773-702-8420, free. Brazilian documentary screenings followed by a Q and A session with directors. Film to be announced. Part of the citywide MOSTRA IV Brazilian film series.

Mouth Thought @ Blackstone Library
Nov 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Mouth Thought. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A poetry reading event for teens and adults. Participants are invited to read their own poem or someone else’s. 

Conversation @ Calvert House
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Conversation. 7-8 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave., free. A discussion with two priests about Just War Theory. For more information, contact Pat Lagges by calling 773-288-2311 or sending an e-mail to plagges@uchicago.edu.

Nov
12
Tue
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club,
5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a
10-session pass or $65 for a monthly pass.

Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books and activities for children up to age 3.

Film Screening and Performance. “Our Fires Still Burn.” @ International House
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Film Screening and Performance. “Our Fires Still Burn.” 6-11 p.m., International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Featuring a dance performance, taco dinner and 6:45 p.m. screening of the 2013 film on the removal of native American children from their homes and placement in boarding schools, directed and produced by Audrey Geyer. A discussion with Geyer and the film’s cast will follow.